• Tunisia: 8 suspected in hotel attack probe

    Updated: 26 min ago

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Eight people are in custody on suspicion of direct links to a deadly attack on a Tunisian beach resort, while police have released four others detained earlier in the investigation, a government minister said Thursday. Meanwhile, the British Foreign Office raised...

  • NATO chief visits site of future facility in Romania

    Updated: 26 min ago

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday the alliance sees no "immediate threats" as he sought to reassure members which are close to Russia. "We are seeing a more assertive Russia that is trying to intimidate neighbors by changing borders by...

  • Bruce Springsteen joins Beach Boy Brian Wilson on stage

    Updated: 27 min ago

    HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — East met West as Jersey shore music icon Bruce Springsteen joined California music legend Beach Boy Brian Wilson on stage in New Jersey. Wilson was performing at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel Wednesday when Springsteen walked on stage and sang harmony to...

  • Southeast Asia to set up fund to help boat people

    Updated: 41 min ago

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asian countries will establish a humanitarian fund to help boatloads of Rohingya Muslim and Bangladeshi immigrants who have recently landed in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand, a Malaysian minister said Thursday. Singapore has pledged...

  • The Latest: Bank guard shot dead in Egypt

    Updated: 41 min ago

    CAIRO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of a coordinated militant assault on Egyptian security forces in the restive northern Sinai that killed dozens of troops and set off the bloodiest fighting in the peninsula in decades (all times local). Noon Egyptian security officials say...

  • China gay couple holds informal marriage to push for union

    Updated: 41 min ago

    BEIJING (AP) — A prominent Chinese lesbian couple held a simple ceremony Thursday to announce their informal marriage, in their latest effort to push for the legalization of same-sex unions in China. The union of Li Tingting and Teresa Xu came six days after the U.S. Supreme Court...

  • 2 French soldiers arrested over Africa sex abuse allegations

    Updated: 41 min ago

    PARIS (AP) — Two French soldiers were arrested Thursday over allegations of child sex abuse in Burkina Faso. It is the second case of alleged sexual abuse of minors by French soldiers in Africa to surface in recent months. French officials have said the Burkina Faso case is unrelated...

  • Arizona copper mine stirs debate pitting profits vs religion

    Updated: 42 min ago

    SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Outside of an aging mining town in the mountains east of Phoenix, a copper company has burrowed a shaft 1.3 miles into the high desert landscape in what is believed to be the deepest such mine in the U.S. Resolution Copper Mining says the mine will usher in a...

  • Field Museum to offer glimpse of life in ancient Greece

    Updated: 57 min ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — More than 500 artifacts offering a glimpse of life in ancient Greece are coming to The Field Museum in Chicago this November. The exhibition is titled "The Greeks: From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great." The pieces are drawn from the collections of nearly two dozen...

  • European court to rule on 2004 Russian school hostage-taking

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights has agreed to rule in a case brought by nearly 400 survivors and family members of victims of a school hostage-taking in southern Russia in 2004 that left more than 300 dead. The survivors and family members argue that the state failed...

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